Let It Rain Synopsis
A politician (Agnès Jaoui), a former writer, agrees to take part in a documentary.
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San Francisco Chronicle

By Mick LaSalle
Let It Rain touches on class issues, feminism, immigration and the particular challenges facing a single, driven career woman in her 40s....
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100

Entertainment Weekly

By Lisa Schwarzbaum
Jaoui neatly, gently, firmly slips political commentary into Let It Rain's articulate mayhem.
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90

Wall Street Journal

By Joe Morgenstern
This beautifully strange and affecting comedy, which Agnès Jaoui directed from a screenplay she wrote with her husband, Mr. Bacri, is about...
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75

NPR

By Ella Taylor
Jaoui's insights into the human struggle to find meaningful ways to live may not be especially profound, but she brings a warm...
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75

Chicago Tribune

By Michael Phillips
The interview sessions are all disastrous in one way or another; Let It Rain is at its wittiest when Michel flails around, grousing about...
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75

ReelViews

By James Berardinelli
As simple and straightforward a movie as one is likely to find in theaters today.
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75

Philadelphia Inquirer

By Carrie Rickey
At times Let It Rain recalls one of those Katharine Hepburn comedies where the New Woman gets cut down to size so as not to intimidate the...
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70

The Hollywood Reporter

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This is very much an actors’ film, not least because director-scripter Agnes Jaoui also appears in front of the camera in the well-seasoned...
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63

New York Post

By Kyle Smith
Reflective but only mildly engaging dramedy.
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40

New York Daily News

By Elizabeth Weitzman
It's all a little insular and very conversational, but the setting is cozy and the performances all pleasantly low-key.
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Rated NR